Arabic Studies Minor

Coordinator: Mazooz Sehwail

The 18 credit Arabic Studies minor allows students to explore the history and cultures of Arabic-speaking countries through a variety of interdisciplinary course offerings taught primarily in English.

Program Requirements

Required Course
ARAB 193Introduction to Arab Culture3
or ARIN 193 Introduction to Arab Culture
Interdisciplinary Electives
Select 15 credits from the following: 115
Cultures of the Middle East
Beginning Arabic I
Beginning Arabic II
Intermediate Arabic I
Intermediate Arabic II
Advanced Arabic I
Advanced Arabic II
Arab Americans: Before and After 9/11
Arab Americans: Before and After 9/11
The Arab World and Religion
The Arab World and Religion
Spoken Arabic
Twentieth-Century Arabic Literature
Media Arabic
Business Arabic
Arabic Writing I
Advanced Spoken Arabic
Arabic Study Abroad
Arabic Writing II
Quranic/Classical Arabic
Independent Study in Arabic Studies
Art in Non-Western Societies
Images of Muslim Women in Twentieth Century Literature and Culture
Geography of the Middle East
Introduction to Women Authors of French-Speaking Africa
Introduction to Women Authors of French-Speaking Africa
Introduction to Islamic Civilization
Introduction to the Modern Middle East
Women in the Muslim World: A History of Representations
Government and Politics of the Middle East
Islamic Religious Traditions
Jihad, Just War and the Prospect of Peace
Total Credits18